Tag Archives: Danish Gambling Authority (DGA)

Danish sports betting turnover falls 16% YoY in April

Denmark’s sports betting market has continued to face challenges, as the Danish Gambling Authority (DGA) reveals a decline in year-on-year revenues for April 2022. Issuing an update, the DGA – the Spillemyndigheden – informed industry stakeholders that takings on sports wagering had fallen by 16.6% from DKK 266m (£30.8m) in April 2021 to DKK 222m (£25.7m). However, this did represent …

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bet365 reprimanded by Danish regulator for due diligence violations

The Danish Gambling Authority (DGA), the Spillemyndigheden, has reprimanded bet365 for a compliance failure relating to two licensing conditions.  Referring to the sports betting and igaming brand by the name of its business entity Hillside (New Media) Ltd, the Danish regulator stated that bet365 had allowed a ‘young player’ to deposit DKK 190,000 (€25,500) to his account in under a …

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Denmark posts 16% GGR increase despite betting decline

Sports betting in Denmark in the first two months of the year posted a small decline of 3.7%, whilst casinos also encountered some difficulties, but these losses were offset by massive revenue from gaming machines.  Publishing its financial records for January and February 2022, the Danish Gambling Authority (DGA) – Spillemyndigheden – detailed that Denmark’s total GGR increased by 16% …

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Danish sportsbook revenues decline by 18% in Q4

Danish sports betting operators experienced a challenging final quarter in 2021, although other verticals had greater success.  Publishing its trading report for Q4 2021, the Danish Gambling Authority (DGA) – Spillemyndigheden – revealed that sports betting revenues declined by 18.3% year-on-year to DKK 583 million (£67m) from DKK 726 million (£82.13m). However, for the full year, GGR for sports wagering …

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Danish regulator blocks record number of websites in 2021

The Danish Gambling Authority (DGA), Spillemyndigheden, has revealed that it blocked 55 websites for illegal/unlicensed gambling during 2021, the highest figure registered in a single year. As detailed in its ‘Report on illegal gambling 2021’, the DGA – in cooperation with the Danish Tax Agency – completed six searches for potentially illegal websites in 2021.  The Authority had to take …

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Aspire Global enters Danish sportsbook market via BtoBet

Aspire Global has expanded its presence in Denmark to include sports betting services, securing an operating licence from the Danish Gambling Authority (DGA), the Spillemyndigheden. The igaming supplier’s sportsbook solution BtoBet has received certification according to Danish regulatory requirements, enabling Aspire to provide sports wagering to Danish players alongside its casino offering. Expansion of its foothold in Denmark builds on …

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